The NISI Macro Focusing Rail NM-180 stacks up! – Igor Vyvey

My photographic journey over the last few years has often turned me towards nature, from vast sweeping landscapes to the tiniest details my ageing eyes no longer see on their own. And once one starts to capture the macro world - or is that the micro world? - I find there is an irrepressible urge … Continue reading The NISI Macro Focusing Rail NM-180 stacks up! – Igor Vyvey

Unboxing and Review of the Fujifilm Instax LiPlay Camera

In my view Fujifilm has dominated the instant film camera market. It’s great to see Polaroid making their own push into the market to drive up competition and innovation. I have always been fond of the idea of instant film but until recently have not owned an instant camera of my own. There is something … Continue reading Unboxing and Review of the Fujifilm Instax LiPlay Camera

Fuji X Aus PERTH: Fremantle Street and Architecture Photowalk

Last weekend was a reboot of the photowalk that was meant to happen before the pandemic took over our lives. We had originally planned for a Architecture & Street photography photowalk with the Fuji X Aus Perth crew back in March. With the weather warming up and Perth being in the fortunate position of having … Continue reading Fuji X Aus PERTH: Fremantle Street and Architecture Photowalk

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Photowalk around Curtin University

I haven’t been back to my Alma Mater Curtin University in many years. When a bunch of Fujifilm shooters decided to catch up for a casual photowalk at Curtin University, I was eager to join to see how much it has changed in the last 10 years. It was a Saturday afternoon, so the campus … Continue reading Photowalk around Curtin University

Pausing Before Judging the Fujifilm 50mm f1.0

If you haven't heard about the new Fujifilm 50mm f1.0, you've been living under a rock. If you want to know how it's like to test drive the lens, I'd highly recommend reading Jonas Rask's take on it here. This post is more of a rant than anything, possibly something we've all felt these past … Continue reading Pausing Before Judging the Fujifilm 50mm f1.0

Franz Josef Glacier and Okarito, New Zealand

Doing the Franz Josef guided heli-hike was one of the highlights of my New Zealand roadtrip. It was a once in a lifetime experience that is well worth the price in my view. Weather in the Glacier Country region can be temperamental at the best of times. They don't give the go-ahead for hiking on … Continue reading Franz Josef Glacier and Okarito, New Zealand

Wanaka to Glacier Country, New Zealand

Glacier Country is made up to Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier. The towns are located very close to each other. These two glaciers are some of the most convenient glaciers to visit in the world. The drive from Wanaka to Fox Glacier took us around 4 to 5 hours as we made a few … Continue reading Wanaka to Glacier Country, New Zealand

Salmon farm & Lindis Pass, New Zealand

After the walking Hooker Valley track, we hit the road south wards towards Lake Wanaka. Along the way we had two major stops to make, a salmon farm and Lindis Pass. Lindis Pass is one of New Zealand's most iconic and unique landscapes. Tussock-covered mountains mixed with the late afternoon light, gives the location a … Continue reading Salmon farm & Lindis Pass, New Zealand

Mount Cook, New Zealand

Mount Cook & Hooker Valley Track, New Zealand

Hooker Valley track is one of the most popular walks in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in New Zealand’s South Island. Mount cook is the tallest mountain in New Zealand and has one of the longest glaciers. It is also famous for representing the Lonely Mountain in the Hobbit trilogy of movies. The walk is fairly … Continue reading Mount Cook & Hooker Valley Track, New Zealand

Blurb Photobook

Review of Blurb Book Layflat Photobook

Blurb is a online publishing platform that allows anyone to create, self-publish, share and sell their own prints, wall art, books and ebooks. It's been a long time since I made a photo book. The last book I made was over a decade ago using Photobook Australia. It was a small square softcover book that … Continue reading Review of Blurb Book Layflat Photobook